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What is Spyware, and how do you avoid it?

Spyware is a growing concern when it comes to ensuring digital security. The use of spyware is one of the quickest and easiest ways for data thieves to compromise PC security and access confidential information. Spyware is relatively easy to avoid, however, provided you follow the key safety tips Defining the terms So, first things…

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Five security risks of social media and how to prevent them

Most of us use social media on a daily (perhaps even hourly) basis, meaning it has become all too easy to forget the dangers of sharing our personal data online. Indeed, thanks to the easy accessibility of platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, it has never been more crucial to use social media safely and…

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20 Questions with: Cathryn Bright, Accounts Assistant

Name: Cathryn Bright   Nickname: Cat/Kitty   Job role: Accounts Assistant  Hometown: Rochdale Loves: Food    Hates: Baked Beans Quickly sum up a day in the life of an Accounts Assistant: invoice people, pay people be happy! How would friends describe you in 3 words? Competitive, Random, Creative What first made you want to work for/startup San-iT? Great…

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Cyber safety tips for employees

Cyber security is becoming an essential consideration for businesses of all sizes. Data thieves will exploit gaps in your workplace security, with potentially devastating consequences. As a part of the GDPR, all businesses have a responsibility to take data security as seriously as possible – which means your employees need to understand how to maintain…

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Microsoft Gold Partner Status

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded Gold Partner Status from Microsoft for Cloud Platform (Azure), earning the highest standard within Microsoft’s highly regarded partnership program. Earning Gold status means San-iT is recognised by Microsoft as being a close collaborator, delivering Cloud Platform services to the highest standards. As a Gold Partner we demonstrate our commitment…

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How San-iT Can Help You Accelerate Your Career in Tech

Since joining us in 2013, Seb Graham has experienced rapid career development.   Over six years, he has been promoted three times. Today, he is our Commercial Director, working on improving San-iT’s processes, acquiring new clients and helping our existing customers make the most out of their business-boosting technology.  What’s it like to grow alongside the business? And what are…

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Is Public Wi-Fi Safe?

Accessing the internet at home isn’t usually a problem when your network is secured with a password. It’s easy to connect and it’s quick, even when the whole family is streaming Netflix in separate rooms. When you head out, though, it can be a different story. If you live in a town or city, you’ll…

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What Is It Like to Do an Apprenticeship with San-iT?

At the heart of San-iT is fresh talent who look at the world with new eyes and catalyse positive change by breaking convention. Adam Lowe is one such San-iT employee who came to us in October 2017 as an apprentice. Through stepping out of his comfort zone and overcoming big learning curves he has mastered…

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What is a Firewall?

Cybersecurity has never been more important. For both businesses and individuals, it’s essential to be protected when connected to the internet – and it’s here that a firewall comes into play. Put very simply, a firewall is a piece of software which monitors incoming and outgoing traffic on a network, then decides whether or not…

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On the Highway To Sustainable Growth 

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” – James Cash Penney Is there a wall between your business and exponential growth? You might need several tools to knock it down. Because there isn’t one secret ingredient: it takes multiple strategies aligned with your overall business goal to future-proof…

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